It was established as a tiny trading outpost on a westward trail in the 1860's.
Today, Wichita is known as being a center of Kansas economy and culture, as well as for its riverfront, downtown area, city skyline, and airplane heritage.
People Born in Wichita
Wichita in People's Lives
Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 1995 to film scenes of the movie Mars Attacks.